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“Worth visiting and getting some last minute souvenirs”
Review of Central Market

Central Market
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$112.50*
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KL Tower Revolving Restaurant Buffet Dinner and Central Market Night Tour
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$30.00*
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Half-Day Shopping and Market Exploration Tour in Kuala Lumpur
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$65.00*
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Private Kuala Lumpur Night Market Tour Including Buffet Dinner
Ranked #27 of 296 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Central Market began life as a wet market in 1888, built by Yap Ah Loy, the city’s Chinese Kapitan. It served as a prominent landmark in colonial and modern-day Kuala Lumpur. When the wet market was relocated in the 1980s, the Malaysian Heritage Society successfully petitioned against the demolition of the building. Now, Central Market Kuala Lumpur is an iconic attraction and a delightful destination for tourists, shoppers and art lovers.
Reviewed January 12, 2013

It is worth visiting. We were 10 girls so we had 2 security guys with us to make sure we would be ok.

It was very interesting to see all the different little shoppes and negotiate with the vendors. Got some nice souvenirs for my family and friends.

It is also very interesting decorated Inside ... Don't forget it's not Beverly Hills but its worth a visit get some laughs with the nice people and see some interesting things

Thank KK2006Nyc
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

If you're looking for Malaysian goodies, this is a good place to go. You can find goodies here that you won't see in the China Town street market. The prices can range depending on your haggling abilities, and there's a good variety of food and refreshment for when you either want to eat a full meal or just a snack.

Definitely have to try the fish massage. My friend and I went back just to do it again. It's quite an experience specially for the ticklish.I had sweat and tears trailing down my face from laughing so much. Worth it to have such smooth and clean feet afterwards. And the price is more than reasonable. 5RM for 10 minutes.

Thank dana h
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

We wandered around in this market without really needing to buy anything. We got a fish massage for 5MYR, it was worth the hilarity of having fish literally eating your feet. Outside was a little more hectic than the inside and there was more touristy stuff outside than inside. Worth a look if you are in the vicinity of Pettinger Street.

1  Thank Batikh
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Great shopping centre if u like antique and unique things. depicts the ancient malaysia and their heritage. got some very good deals on souveniers and paintings.

Thank Bilal Q
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Well over priced, suspect the vendors pay high rent to be there and this is reflected in the prices. Not really worth the visit as the stalls hold the same market items as every other market. Better deals can be found elsewhere

2  Thank Kellanz B
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